On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness

By Andrew Peterson The first book of the Wingfeather Saga, On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness was enchanting and thrilling. Janner, Tink, and Leeli Igiby live in a cottage with their mother and grandfather in the small town at the edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness and long for adventure. They …

Continue reading On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness

Merci Suarez Changes Gears*

Merci Suarez Changes Gears by Meg Medina Merci is a scholarship student at a private school in Florida which makes the ordinary challenges facing sixth graders more potent. Jealous girlfriends, changing boy-girl relationships, seemingly unjust social situations, and increasing responsibilities at home are just a few of the problems Merci encounters as she begins a …

Continue reading Merci Suarez Changes Gears*

Gregor the Overlander

Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins Gregor is a teen living in New York who tumbles into an underground adventure by way of their apartment laundry room. Gregor and his two-year-old sister find themselves caught up in Underland prophesies. Their father's unexpected disappearance in the Overland may be the key to fulfilling destiny and getting …

Continue reading Gregor the Overlander

Misty of Chincoteague

Misty of Chincoteague, by Marguerite Henry Paul and Maureen Beebee are orphaned and go to live with their grandparents in Virginia. When they become enraptured by a wild Chincoteague pony on Assateague Island, they determine to get her for their own. But capturing and taming the wild mare is more difficult than the Beebee children …

Continue reading Misty of Chincoteague